Chenoa Deemal is a proud Thiithaarr Warra woman of the Guugu Yimithirr tribe of Hopevale in Far North QLD. From 2003-2005 She studied at The Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts, Majoring in Acting and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) at Queensland University of Technology and graduated in 2014. 2018 Matilda Award Nominee - Best Actress in a Leading Role ('The Longest Minute'). In May 2018 Chenoa played Jess in Queensland Theatre’s ‘The Longest Minute’, a co-production with DeBase Theatre Company and JUTE Theatre Company. Earlier in 2018 she played Tess in Ensemble Theatre Company’s ‘Sorting Out Rachel’ by David Williamson. In 2017 her credits include Grace in Queensland Theatre’s ‘An Octoroon’ and a national and international tour of ‘The 7 Stages of Grieving’ ( A Queensland Theatre & Grin and Tonic Theatre Troupe production) performing at the Sydney Opera House and the Origins Festival in London. In early 2016 she travelled to Montreal where The Seven Stages of Grieving was part of the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) Conference. She has played Kattrin in Queensland Theatre Company's Mother Courage, directed by Wesley Enoch. Chenoa undertook a five month national tour of ‘Rainbow’s End’ playing Dolly Banks for the Riverside Theatre Company in 2011, alongside Lillian Crombie, Christine Anu and directed by Craig Ilott. In 2010 she travelled to Canada to film ‘Splatalot’ with Marble Media in association with BBC and ABC Australia which aired on ABC3. Previously she played the lead character Dawn in Red Sanctuary by Tamara Whyte which had a season at the Metro Arts Sue Benner Theatre in Nov 2009. Chenoa made her professional debut in Sydney as Dolly Banks in Riverside Theatre Company’s first production of Rainbow’s End by Jane Harrison.